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Coto SOQ

  1. 1. Technical Capabilities and Qualifications Coto Consulting, Inc. September 2009
  2. 2. Introduction Coto Consulting, Inc. – Provides dependable and strategic environmental consulting services – Formed in 2009 – Registered as a woman-owned, small business enterprise with the State of California and the federal government Coto Consulting, Inc. 2
  3. 3. Founder Christina Schwerdtfeger – 22 years experience in the environmental field in industry and as a consultant – PhD in chemistry – Accredited as a greenhouse gas lead verifier by California Air Resources Board (Executive Order H-09-103) – Registered Environmental Assessor with California EPA, Department of Toxic Substances Control (No. 04367) Coto Consulting, Inc. 3
  4. 4. Service Areas Multi-media Compliance Services include: – Greenhouse gas and climate change – Permits, reports, studies for: air quality, water, wastewater, pollution prevention, hazardous waste, EPCRA, NPDES, etc. – Sustainability – Training – Litigation Support Coto Consulting, Inc. 4
  5. 5. Previous & Current Clients Government Clients: – Marine Corps – Navy – Army Corps of Engineers – General Services Administration – Air Force Center for Environmental Excellence Coto Consulting, Inc. 5
  6. 6. Previous & Current Clients Industrial Clients: – Chevron – Northrop Grumman – Lockheed Martin – Ameron – Hexacomb Corporation – Hill’s Pet Nutrition – General Electric Aircraft Engines – BNSF and ATSF Railways Coto Consulting, Inc. 6
  7. 7. Previous & Current Clients Other Clients: – URS – County of Los Angeles, Metropolitan Transportation Authority – Electric Power Research Institute – Eastern Municipal Water District – E2 ManageTech – Custom Environmental Services Coto Consulting, Inc. 7
  8. 8. Awards and Recognition Awards: – Project Manager of the Year for Southern California (Radian, 1996 and 1999) – Award for Excellent Mentoring and Coaching of Junior Staff (CH2M HILL, 2001) – Business Achievement Award for Civil & Engineering Firms: New Practice Areas -- Climate Change, Sustainability and Federal Contracting (Environmental Business Journal, 2009) Coto Consulting, Inc. 8
  9. 9. Kudos “The quality of the product that you produced regarding the Environmental Standard Operating Procedures (ESOP's) for the MCIWEST Environmental Management System (EMS) project was outstanding. Each ESOP was standardized, well researched and was easily adapted to the needs and peculiarities of each installation. Without your work we would not have met our requirement to have a fully compliant EMS by 31 December 2007. Thanks again for a great job.” Bill Moog, Acting Environmental Management Officer, MCAS Miramar “…you are on the top of my list of the most professional contractors that I have had the pleasure of working with.” Dave Rodriguez, Manager of the Environmental Branch MCAS Yuma Coto Consulting, Inc. 9
  10. 10. Kudos “I would like to compliment Dr. Christina Schwerdtfeger for her hard work as a Task Manager for the Integrated Contingency Plan (ICP) at MCB Camp Pendleton. I look forward to working with Christina and her group in the future and I am sure I will always get an outstanding product.” Ed Miranda, RPM, Naval Facilities Engineering Command Pendleton Area Focus Team “All tasks were completed in a timely manner and it was a pleasure to work with Christina Schwerdtfeger. She was a true professional, very knowledgeable and user friendly. I look forward to having the opportunity to work with her in the future.” Eddie Valls, EMS Manager MCAGCC Twentynine Palms, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs (NREA) Coto Consulting, Inc. 10
  11. 11. Other Skills Speaker / Presenter at Conferences: – Air & Waste Management Association (AWMA) – National Association of Environmental Managers (NAEM) – Federal Environmental Symposium – Tri-Service Environmental Technology Symposium – Marine Corps Installations West Conservation Expo Coto Consulting, Inc. 11
  12. 12. Other Skills Instructor and Guest Lecturer: – University of California Irvine (UCI) • Extension Program – instructor in Sustainability Leadership Certificate Program for online course • Paul Merage School of Business – guest lecturer in Supply Chain Management class on sustainability • Chemistry Department - guest lecturer in Industrial Chemistry class – University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) • Extension Program – guest lecturer in air pollution control class on pollution prevention – University of Southern California • Society of Women Engineers – guest speaker • Chemistry Club – guest speaker Coto Consulting, Inc. 12
  13. 13. Why Choose Coto Consulting, Inc.? Strengths: – Experienced professional with proven track record – Ability to provide routine compliance services, as well as solutions for emerging and/or difficult issues – Holds accreditations from CARB and DTSC – Innovative thinker and problem-solver – Strong program and project management skills to adhere to SOW, schedule and budget Coto Consulting, Inc. 13
  14. 14. Contact Information For additional information: Website: Phone: 949-378-0573 E-mail: Coto Consulting, Inc. 14